Young athletes in Kenya run during a recent training session in a field in the town of Iten. Irish Patrician Brother Colm O'Connell has been turning youths like these into Olympic and world champions. (CNS photo/Fredrick Nzwili)
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Brother O'Connell, 72, a native of Mallow, Ireland, has turned many young runners into Olympic and world champions.
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The aid reached families in Berdale, a small town center of 50,000 people, including 6,000 people displaced from their homes.
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A Catholic priest who disappeared from his family home was found dead in a shallow grave in southeastern Kenya a week after he was reported missing.
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The Catholic Church in Kenya is promoting a variety of energy-saving stoves with a view to stopping forest destruction and climate change.
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“The situation is too fragile; the future is very unclear. This is a country of coups, and anything can happen here,” said Bishop Andali.
An aerial view shows the power-generating wind turbines seen at northern Kenya's Lake Turkana Wind Power Project Sept. 4, 2018, in Loyangalani, Kenya. Catholic leaders welcomed the project as good for the environment and for human development. (CNS photo/Thomas Mukoya, Reuters)
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From a remote rocky and hilly stretch of the wilderness in Loyangalani district, the ever-present winds in the region effortlessly turn the turbines, producing 310 megawatts. It's enough to power 1 million homes, according to projections.
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Young people's intensified demand for climate action is a sign of hope during the planet's ecological crisis, said Cardinal Peter Turkson, head of the Dicastery for Promoting Integral Human Development.
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A prominent African cardinal has called for restraint in Sudan, as the ruling junta cracks down on peaceful protesters in the capital city, Khartoum.
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The Catholic bishops of Kenya, Uganda and Ethiopia are concerned about the increasing violence among herders, who are using sophisticated weapons such as AK-47s to protect their cattle against raids.
A Franciscan stands near U.N. peacekeeping soldiers in 2017 in the village of Ndim, Central African Republic. The recent death of a Catholic priest in the Central African Republic demonstrates the delicate nature of peace in the country, where a cardinal and an imam have worked to bring the population toward peace and unity. (CNS photo/Baz Ratner, Reuters)
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Cardinal Dieudone Nzapalainga of Bangui joined Imam Omar Kobine Layama March 26 in denouncing the priest's killing.